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Thai court to hear first royal insult case under new king

Thai court to hear first royal insult case under new king

Publié 10/02/2017

Jatupat Boonpattararaksa, a law student and member of Dao Din, an anti-coup group, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Khon Kaen May 5, 2016. REUTERS/Amy Lefevre/File Photo

A Thai court agreed on Friday to put a prominent activist on trial for insulting the monarchy after he shared a BBC Thai-language profile of the new king, which some said was offensive, on Facebook.

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The show must go on: New York Fashion Week braves massive storm

The show must go on: New York Fashion Week braves massive storm

Publié 10/02/2017

Models present creations from the Tadashi Shoji Autumn/Winter 2017 collection during New York Fashion Week in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., February 9, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York Fashion week got off to a snowy start on Thursday with celebrities and the design world's elite braving a massive storm to watch models strut street-wear and gowns at some of the most important runway shows.

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Landslides kill 12 in Indonesian`s Bali, more rain expected

Landslides kill 12 in Indonesian`s Bali, more rain expected

Publié 10/02/2017

Twelve people have been killed in three landslides across the Indonesian resort island of Bali, as torrential rain lashed the area, Indonesia's disaster agency said on Friday.

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George Clooney and wife Amal expecting twins: Matt Damon

George Clooney and wife Amal expecting twins: Matt Damon

Publié 10/02/2017

FILE PHOTO - Cast member George Clooney and his wife Amal pose on the red carpet as they arrive during the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 12, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo

George Clooney and his wife Amal are expecting twins, actor Matt Damon said on Thursday, adding he was so thrilled for the high-profile couple that he "almost started crying" when he found out last fall.

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China officials punished for dozing in motivation meeting

China officials punished for dozing in motivation meeting

Publié 10/02/2017

Six officials in central China's Hubei province have been punished for dozing off in a meeting on how to motivate lazy bureaucrats, state media and the local government said.

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Michael Jackson`s mom bullied and afraid of nephew: court papers

Michael Jackson`s mom bullied and afraid of nephew: court papers

Publié 10/02/2017

File Photo: Michael Jackson's mother Katherine Jackson leaves the sentencing hearing of Dr. Conrad Murray, in Los Angeles California November 29, 2011. REUTERS/Gus Ruelas/File Photo

Katherine Jackson, the 86-year-old mother of late pop star Michael Jackson, has won a restraining order against a nephew she accuses of bullying her, getting information on her bank accounts and other emotional abuse.

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Twitter numbers paint grim profitability picture

Twitter numbers paint grim profitability picture

Publié 10/02/2017

A 3D printed Twitter logo is seen in front of displayed stock graph in this illustration picture made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Twitter Inc's (TWTR.N) desultory earnings report on Thursday show a company with no evident path to profitability, as core costs climb more quickly than revenue while user growth stagnates.

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In glitzy Singapore, hotels` success recipe is being average

In glitzy Singapore, hotels` success recipe is being average

Publié 10/02/2017

Tourists take photos at the Merlion Park in Singapore January 11, 2017. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Liesbeth Foesters travels for business around the world, but none of her hotel rooms was smaller than the one she got in Singapore. Her company has a tight budget.

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Genetic study may make ancient Incas quinoa a grain of the future

Genetic study may make ancient Incas quinoa a grain of the future

Publié 10/02/2017

FILE PHOTO - A man holds quinoa grains at a marketplace for small and medium-sized quinoa growers in Challapata, Oruro Department, south of La Paz, Bolivia on April 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Mercado/File Photo

Quinoa, the sacred "mother grain" of the ancient Inca civilization suppressed by Spanish conquistadors, could become an increasingly important food source in the future thanks to genetic secrets revealed in a new study.

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Morgan Stanley exploring move to Manhattan`s West Side: WSJ

Morgan Stanley exploring move to Manhattan`s West Side: WSJ

Publié 10/02/2017

The corporate logo of financial firm Morgan Stanley is pictured on the company's world headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New York City, January 20, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Morgan Stanley (MS.N) is exploring a move to Hudson Yards, the vast development site on Manhattan's West Side, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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